Course Description

As a ScrumMaster, your goal is to help your team become great.

You might have a team in place with great potential, and that potential could be untapped. If you want to learn the tools necessary to be the ScrumMaster who unlocks the potential in your agile team, this course is for you.

What You'll Learn

In this course, you will learn:

  • Ways to assess your team, its strengths and weaknesses
  • Methods for identifying the areas for growth that will catapult the team to the next level
  • An approach to influencing decisions and behavior without being controlling
  • Techniques to motivate individuals without resorting to “carrot and stick” methods
  • How to coach your team to be accountable and take action
  • How to build a team that solves its own problems and gets stuff done
  • Systems to design your own metrics to measure how your teams are improving based on behavior changes you would like to see.

Created by Karen Greaves and Samantha Laing of Growing Agile, this course is infused by more than 25 years of experience in software development, from testing to managing, and 15 years in agile software development.

Topics Covered

This course will show you how to achieve success through proven techniques you can apply in the following areas of team development:

  • Assessing the team and establishing metrics
  • Understanding impediments
  • Exploring motivational techniques
  • Discovering influence
  • A look at retrospectives done well
  • Learning and training with your team
  • Bonus material: Moving towards a strong coaching approach
  • Bonus material: How to increase your team’s accountability

What You Get

Each section of this course includes:

  • Exercises to help you apply your learning
  • Additional resources to explore the topic further
  • A practical technique to use with your team right away
  • A learning challenge to take your knowledge to the next level

Go through the material on your own time and at your own pace. The recommended way to get the most from this course is to focus on one topic per week, setting aside three hours for learning and application.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is right for you if:

  • You are a ScrumMaster who is struggling to help your team improve
  • You feel that your job as a ScrumMaster has become routine and your teams are stagnating
  • You want to move from dictating how the team works to helping them self-organize
  • You’ve found that pushing your team to improve velocity just results in increased estimates, but you don’t know what to do instead

Transform your team to “amazing.” Start learning the skills necessary by enrolling in the Advanced ScrumMaster: Getting Your Team to Great course today.

Agile Coaches and Trainers

Samantha Laing & Karen Greaves

Together we have a combined 25+ years in software development, ranging from development to testing to managing. Of these, more than 15 years have been dedicated to our combined passion for agile software development. We are committed to continuously learn and grow our skills through conferences, reading, blogging and local community groups. Our goal is to keep growing agile!

Course curriculum

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    $179.00Advanced Scrum Master: Become a Servant Leader

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